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Trusted Experience.  Proven Leadership.
  • State of Minnesota

  • United States District Court, District of Minnesota

  • St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

    • BA in Criminal Justice and Psychology

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN

    • Juris Doctor


Professional Organizations
  • Minnesota County Attorney’s Association – Board of Directors and member of the juvenile law committee

  • National District Attorney’s Association – member

  • Minnesota State Bar Association – member

  • Minnesota Women Lawyer’s Association – member

  • Sixth District Bar Association – member


Committees and Boards
  • Nicollet County Criminal Justice Committee

  • Nicollet County Child Protection Team

  • Nicollet County Children’s Justice Initiative

  • Nicollet County Law Library

  • Mankato Children’s Advocacy Center Advisory Board

  • Toward Zero Death Steering Committee

  • Coalition to End Sexual Violence



​Providing training for other attorneys and law enforcement is critical to the integrity and advancement of the profession.  Michelle has presented for the following groups on multiple occasions:

  • Minnesota County Attorney’s Association

  • Minnesota Attorney General’s Office

  • South Central Minnesota Investigator’s Coalition

  • Minnesota Fraud Investigator’s Association

  • Police Canine Handler Conference

  • Children’s Justice Initiative

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